Government urged to close gaps in suicide prevention provision across the country or risk rising number of deaths
England faces a “ticking timebomb” of suicides because of a lack of funding and a failure to roll out a nationwide prevention strategy – a problem that the government is “choosing to ignore”, a leading parliamentarian has warned.
On the eve of the latest suicide data for the UK, Madeleine Moon, chair of the all-party parliamentary group for suicide and self-harm prevention (APPG), said a third of local authorities in England had no suicide action plan.
When you say ’zero suicide’, people wonder if it is it realistic. You open up a very different discussion